Nevada ranch once owned by Bing Crosby on market for $7.3M

Mail Online | 3/5/2019 | Associated Press
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A northeastern Nevada ranch once owned by Bing Crosby is for sale for $7,280,000.

The Lawson Ranch was one of several properties the late singer and movie star owned in the area in the 1940s and 1950s.

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Crosby was a frequent summer visitor to the ranch and was named the honorary mayor of the small city of Elko in 1948.

The Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko still has his denim tuxedo, according to museum archivist Toni Mendive.

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Mendive said her late husband, Raymond Mendive, says she used to ride horses with Crosby on national forest land near the PX Ranch on the North Fork River, which Crosby also owned.

'It was a place for his boys to come and experience something outside Hollywood,' she told the Elko Daily Free Press.

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He also owned the Quarter Circle S Ranch near Tuscarora, and the ranch's current owner, Sharon Rhoads, knew Crosby when she was a young girl.

'He and my dad were good friends. He was a very nice man,' she said.

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Crosby, who an Academy Award for the 1944 movie 'Going My Way,' died in 1977 at age 74.

He visited Nevada each summer...
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